Pompeu Fabra

1868 - 1948

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Pompeu Fabra i Poch (Catalan pronunciation: [pumˈpɛw ˈfaβɾə]; Gràcia, Barcelona, 20 February 1868 – Prada de Conflent, 25 December 1948) was a Spanish engineer and grammarian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pompeu Fabra has received more than 48,106 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Pompeu Fabra is the 31st most popular linguist (down from 28th in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from Spain (down from 347th in 2019) and the most popular Spanish Linguist.

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Among linguists, Pompeu Fabra ranks 31 out of 160Before him are Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Alexandre de Rhodes, Louis Hjelmslev, Sibawayh, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, and Johann Christoph Adelung. After him are Friedrich August Wolf, Bedřich Hrozný, Ignác Goldziher, Benjamin Lee Whorf, Joseph Greenberg, and Edgar de Wahl.

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Among people born in 1868, Pompeu Fabra ranks 49Before him are Koloman Moser, Felix Hausdorff, Magnus Hirschfeld, S. P. L. Sørensen, Kantarō Suzuki, and Édouard Vuillard. After him are Émile Chartier, Paul Otlet, Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Olga Knipper, Alfred Weber, and Franz Ritter von Epp. Among people deceased in 1948, Pompeu Fabra ranks 44Before him are Arshile Gorky, Otto Rasch, Feng Yuxiang, Kantarō Suzuki, Waldemar Hoven, and Wolfram Sievers. After him are Dieter Wisliceny, Josef Bühler, Rudolf Brandt, Egon Kisch, Prince Adalbert of Prussia, and Hans Aumeier.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Pompeu Fabra ranks 388 out of 2,595Before him are Henry I of Castile (1204), Al-Hakam I (770), Joseph Calasanz (1556), Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz (1794), and Garcilaso de la Vega (1501). After him are Ramiro I of Asturias (790), Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848), Ferdinand Columbus (1488), Alfonso V of León (994), Ausiàs March (1400), and Rafael Nadal (1986).

Among LINGUISTS In Spain

Among linguists born in Spain, Pompeu Fabra ranks 1After him are Germà Colón (1928), Ramón Menéndez Pidal (1869), Joan Coromines (1905), Francisco Rodríguez Adrados (1922), and Martí de Riquer i Morera (1914).